English: Alumni Spotlight

  • Emma Merrigan 220x147Emma Merrigan (’14): Translating Skills from Classroom to Career
    Bachelor of Arts Degrees in English and Spanish, Linguistics Minor

    When Emma Merrigan came to Truman State University, she brought with her a love for foreign languages, and through her coursework, internship and study-abroad experiences, she turned that passion for languages into a career path.
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  • Truman alumna Mia PohlmanMia Pohlman (’14): Teaching Career Begins in Greece
    Bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in writing and minors in Photography and African/African-American Studies

    Growing up, Mia Pohlman  always wanted to be a teacher. Her experiences in high school and college, working with children and teenagers, strengthened her passion for the field. Although lesson plans and classrooms are traditional parts of the job, the Fulbright program gave Mia the opportunity to experience teaching in an unconventional setting.
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